The Witch of Portobello is a fiction work by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho published in , about a woman born in Transylvania to a Romani mother in a gypsy. La Bruja de Portobello by Paulo Coelho, is a Spanish audio book of his famous story The Witch of Portobello. An entertaining way to improve your Spanish. Paulo Coelho. Published by PLANETA. ISBN / ISBN Price: US$ Convert Currency. Shipping: US$

Author: Daikree Tokinos
Country: France
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 8 July 2004
Pages: 404
PDF File Size: 15.73 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.24 Mb
ISBN: 342-4-81991-428-8
Downloads: 62055
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akinolmaran

Here, the author mentions that this might be due to the fact that she was portoebllo herself and wants to give all that love she could to her child which she didn’t receive from her birth mother.

Like the Flowing River. She goes into a London University to pursue Engineering at the age of 19 but it’s not what her heart wanted.

La Bruja de Portobello : Paulo Coelho :

It’s better that way: As the book begins, Athena is dead. This page was last edited on 26 Juneat The work also expounds a selection of philosophies, which bear a certain degree of similarity to Coelho’s teachings from previous novels and carry the characteristic imprint of his own ideas, as well as a citation regarding corlho ephemeral nature of desires, which appears pualo most of Coelho’s novels.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How she ended up that way creates the intrigue sustaining the book. The writer elucidates the opinion that the Church has deviated by its stringent rules to the point where it no longer serves Jesus Codlhoor as put in his words in one of the interviews: Portuguese translated to English by Margaret Jull Costa. As a child, she shows a strong religious vocation and reports seeing angels and saintswhich both impresses and worries her parents.

La Bruja de Portobello

Retrieved from ” https: A very interesting quote she uses is “From Ancient Greece on, the people who returned from battle were either dead on their shields or stronger, despite or because of their scars. First US Edition Published in Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Portuguese-language text.

One day she just decides that she wanted to drop out of college, get married and have a baby. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Witch of Portobello Portuguese: Works by Paulo Coelho. I’ve lived on a battlefield since I was born, but I’m still alive and I don’t need anyone to protect me.


She had a life which many felt was content because she had a child of her own, money, and friends; everything but her mind was at peace, so she searches for the answer to the classical question of “Who am Llbro Two years later, her marriage falls apart because they are facing too many problems due to their young age and lack of money or mostly because he felt cpelho she loved only the child and used him to get what she wanted.

Views Read Edit View history. The central bruna is abandoned by her birth mother because the father was a foreigner gadje and later adopted by a wealthy Lebanese couple.

A Bruxa de Portobello is a fiction work by Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho published inabout a woman born in Transylvania to a Romani mother in a gypsy tribe without wedlock. In her quest, she opens her heart to intoxicating powers of mother and becomes a controversial spiritual leader in London.